“If you look into sustainable living there are so many people now realising how we can build homes & sheds out of recycled materials, from earthbags, tyres, sand bags and even pallets. I have quite an interest in all this … Continue reading →
“How to make raised beds out of free wood pallets. Important note: If you aren’t using a perforated liner, or something that allows water to drain, you’ll need to, carefully, put holes in your plastic after stapling it to your … Continue reading →
This is a short blog post that’s based on a simple concept I haven’t seen done yet. The aim of this method is to speed and strengthen the construction of pallet walls. Feedback is definitely welcome.
This blog post shows several ways of building planters with free wood shipping pallets. Be sure to use pallets stamped as non-toxic. This stamp denotes that the pallets have not been treated with pesticides. Our Natural Building Blog now has … Continue reading →
This is a great idea for DIY low cost storage space. They’re simple enough anyone can build them. If you need a lot of shelving units, then it might be worthwhile to cut the cost in half by using 2x4s … Continue reading →
This is the second installment of my low cost desert shelters that have been designed with economic refugees in mind. These desert shelters were inspired by Phillip Garlington’s website at Rancho Costa Nada. His book Rancho Costa Nada: The Dirt … Continue reading →